Chapter

The management of pain

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234356
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598847 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199234356.003.0012

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

The management of 						pain

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This chapter covers physical pain in patients with cancer, assessment of pain, pain classification, principles of pain management, breakthrough pain, step 1 analgesics, step 2 analgesics, and step 3 analgesics. The chapter also covers opioid equivalence for transdermal patches, approximate equivalent doses for opioid analgesics for adults, neuropathic pain, anaesthetic procedures in palliative care, chemical neurolysis for cancer pain, and pain and difficulties in communication.

Chapter.  21694 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Palliative Medicine ; Pain Medicine

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